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You may find it convenient to move the position of the Dock when working in certain programs or with certain files. Rather than choosing a different position from the Dock preferences pane or using a submenu in the Apple menu's Dock submenu, you can move your Dock to a different screen edge merely by Shift-dragging the separator that divides the application and document sections.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/22-May-06

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Garmin StreetPilot 2720 -- Adam's review of this GPS device prompts readers to share their own experiences with similar devices, plus news that Garmin is working on a Mac version of their software. (12 messages)

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MacBook Fills Out Laptop Line -- Readers share their opinions of the MacBook laptop, including the eternal question of whether to buy the new notebook or spend more money for the pro version. (13 messages)

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The War Over Neutrality -- Responses to Geoff Duncan's article on the Net Neutrality debate look at the power of content providers and bandwidth suppliers. (5 messages)

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TidBITS and ISIPP -- The recent closure of anti-spam company Blue Security brings up the Institute for Spam and Internet Public Policy. (2 messages)

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>